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Testing Artefact Activity – 5

I had another friend, Shiu Heng, age 25, carry out a self-facilitated test of the kit and artefact. He walked around his neighbourhood and identified around 10 plants. Here is the map he drew. Insight The participant was able to feel more connected with nature. A similar narrative emerged in this testing as well, where …

Testing Artefact Activity – 4

After Harah’s feedback, I was able to improve the kit and booklet design more. The narrative and speculative making scenario was removed from the foraging activity making the Artefact Activity more streamlined and focused. I had a friend, Devanshi, age 33, help me test the improved Artefact Kit, at Potong Pasir Area. We met around …

Testing Artefact Activity – 3

After designing the booklet and resin plants, I had the opportunity to test my kit with a mother and child pair, Aarthie and Ahilesh, ages (37 & 14). I went down to carry out video documentation and test with them. The activity last 2hrs, and first they walk around their neighbourhood looking for plants. This …

Self-Testing Survival Guide and Mapping

I decided to carry out the testing by myself to gain some first-hand experience. I walked around my neighbourhood in West Coast, trying to identify all the plants and weeds on my guide, and proceeded to map them. I used google’s Mymaps function to plot the points of the plants first while walking and later …

Testing Artefact with Bettertrails (1 & 2)

One of the BA designers I shared my project with, worked with Bettertrails organisation. After hearing about the foraging speculative game, he shared it with Bettertrails who were interested in hearing about the game. https://www.bettertrails.sg/ Hence, I went down to share my project and collaborate with the team on a venture. The team was excited …